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I have been accused of breach of contract and it is my

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I have been accused of breach of contract and it is my position that I never entered into the alleged breach of contract and they are threatening to send me to a collection agency so I want to find out what I can do to prevent this
JA: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?
Customer: California, it began in 2015
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no not yet
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no i think that is it the amount in dispute is $4K
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 1 year ago.

Hi! I will be the professional that will be helping you today. I look forward to providing you with information to help with your question and concern

Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 1 year ago.

Can you share with me what they are alleging?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They are alleging that I owe for fraternity yearly dues and I never signed anyting indicating I planned on continuing to participate in the fraternity. I paid my yearly dues of $4K for the first 3 years but chose not to participate for the last year and they claim I owe them the yearly fee of $4k but I specifically did not sign the document to continue being an active fraternity member
Expert:  LegalKnowledge replied 1 year ago.

Thank you. Yes, if your contractual obligation to pay the dues ended and you never signed anything, agreeing to continue to pay them, then there is no legal basis for them to go after you. The burden is on them, to show and support, with evidence, that the money is owed. If the contract expired and you never signed anything, their lawsuit will fail. If they do turn this over to collections, you have a right to dispute this under the FDCPA and ask them to validate and support the debt or else the collection agency must cease collection efforts.

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